Strategic Alliances and Relationships

Robert Half has forged strategic alliances and relationships with trade associations to better serve the professionals we work with. We contribute to the mission of each trade organization by working together to develop thought leadership, training and development sessions, and hiring and job search resources for members of these organizations. 

As a result of these relationships, we are often called upon to help with the hiring or job search needs of the highly skilled members of these professional trade organizations. 

Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers represents over 3,800 Canadian design practitioners, including firm owners, freelancers, managers, educators and students. Members of the Association who meet qualifications and conditions can use the coveted 'Registered Graphic Designer' and 'RGD' designations, signaling quality and competence to the profession, public and government. Robert Half and The Creative Group support RGD as sponsors at their annual DesignThinkers Conference and at various smaller events throughout the year. 

BC Financial Healthcare Professionals Society (BCFHPS) 

The BCFHPS represents financial professionals that work in the healthcare industry in British Columbia, Canada. The major activity of the Society is the annual fall conference, bringing together members from across the province of British Columbia for education and networking responsibilities. Robert Half sponsors and presents at this annual event. 

Canada’s CFO of the YearTM (CFOY) 

Presented by FEI Canada, PwC Canada, and Robert Half, Canada’s CFO of the Year™ Award is given annually to recognize and honour the best in financial leadership. Past recipients of the award come from a range of business sectors and have demonstrated their commitment to financial leadership. Canada’s CFO of the Year™ Award Selection Committee is comprised of an independent group of some of Canada’s top business professionals. 

Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) 

Robert Half is proud to support the CPA annually at their national conference and as a sponsor of Canada’s National Payroll Week. With more than 20,000 organizations and individual members, the CPA is committed to providing the payroll related services that payroll professionals and their employers require to be compliant and knowledgeable. The CPA offers two certification programs – Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) – that verify the specialized knowledge, skills and abilities of payroll professionals. 

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) 

With more than 20,000 members, CPA Canada is the premier national professional association for accounting professionals.  

Its mission is to enhance the influence, relevance and value of the Canadian CPA profession by acting in the public interest, supporting their members and contributing to economic and social development. Robert Half is honoured to sponsor CPA conferences, networking events and professional development opportunities annually in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The CPA Canada designation and the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) are nationally recognized and respected. 

Credit Institute of Canada (CIC) 

The CIC has been promoting the importance of professionally trained credit management staff and the benefits they bring to an organization since 1928. Their Certified Credit Professional (CCP) designation is the most widely recognized credit designation in Canada. Robert Half is pleased to contribute to the professional development of their members through national conference and chapter presentations.  

Dress for Success®  

Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Among other programs and initiatives, Robert Half participates in suit drives to provide business attire for disadvantaged women. 


Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement entrepreneurial projects around the globe. As an Enactus Canada partner, Robert Half participates on the judging panel at the national and regional competitions, and hosts student roundtables and alumni networking events. 

Financial Executives International® Canada (FEI) 

FEI Canada is the country’s premier professional association connecting senior financial executives through networking, knowledge exchange, advocacy, and ethical leadership. Robert Half and Protiviti are proud to be a Principal Strategic Partner of FEI in which we collaborate with the association to produce thought leadership and are involved in engagement opportunities through several FEI platforms and their Chapters across Canada. We are the single organization able to completely integrate consulting and staffing expertise for the FEI in Canada.

Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) 

With 6,000 members Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, HRIA is one of the largest HR associations in Canada and the exclusive certifying body in Alberta for the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR), the professional standard in Canada. Robert Half is honoured to be the exclusive sponsor of the HRIA HR Leader of the Year Award since 2016. 

The Institute of Internal Auditors of Canada (IIA Canada)

The IIA’s mission is to provide dynamic leadership for the global profession of internal auditing. Established in 1941, The IIA serves over 185,000 members in internal auditing, governance and internal control, IT audit, education, and security from more than 165 countries. The world’s leader in certification, research and technological guidance for the profession, The IIA serves as the profession’s watchdog and resource on significant auditing issues around the globe. Robert Half contributes to the professional development of the IIA Canada membership through chapter presentations. 

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, works to advance the management accounting profession, supporting the profession through the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking, research and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 85,000 members in 140 countries. Robert Half has forged a relationship which gives our candidates access to proprietary IMA tools and resources, as well as discounts on entrance exams and a free trial membership. 

The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA) 

TLOMA is a not-for-profit organization for law firm managers and administrators, with over 400 members from over 225 law firms throughout southern Ontario. TLOMA provides support to its members with association meetings and an opportunity to network with other law firm administrators. Robert Half Legal sponsors the TLOMA annual conference annually. 

Microsoft® Partner Network (MPN)  

Robert Half Technology is proud to be a member of the Microsoft Partner Network with the following competencies: 

Gold Competencies: 
Application Development 
Application Integration 
Cloud Platform 
Cloud Productivity 
Collaboration and Content 
Windows and Devices 

Silver Competencies: 
Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions 
Data Analytics 
Data Platform 

These credentials demonstrate Robert Half Technology’s expertise in Microsoft solutions and give us access to resources from Microsoft to serve our customers better. 

Oracle® (as a Gold Partner) 

Robert Half Technology is a Gold Partner in the Oracle Partner Network. As a member in this program, Oracle has recognized Robert Half Technology for its commitment to establishing expertise and excellence in delivering Oracle products and services that uniquely address the challenges of joint customers and partners.